Where two or three are gathered together in My name, there am I in the midst of them.@Matthew 18:20

Thomas Hastings, in Songs for the Sanctuary, edited by Charles S. Robinson (New York: A. S. Barnes, 1865), number 863, alt.

Southport (Kingsley) George Kingsley, in Songs for the Sanctuary, by Charles S. Robinson (New York: A. S. Barnes, 1865), page 268 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Thomas Hastings (1784-1872)

Wherever two or three may meet,
To worship in Thy name,
Bending beneath Thy mercy-seat,
This promise they may claim:

Jesus in love will condescend
To bless the hallowed place;
The Savior will Himself attend,
And show His smiling face.

What bright assurance! Gracious Lord,
Fountain of peace and love,
Fulfill to us Thy precious word,
Thy loving-kindness prove.

Now to our God—the Father, Son,
And Holy Spirit, sing!
With praise to God, the Three in One,
Let all creation ring.